16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Zipporah Gathuya

Affiliation: Anaesthesia Gertrudes Children Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya; anaesthesia The Nairobi Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

Connection with WFSA (if any): Member Paediatric Anaesthesia Committee representing Africa and Middle East

Award / titles received: Head of State Commedation by the President of Kenya

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Worked at the establishment of the Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellowship currently running at the University of Nairobi

Biography: Dr. Zipporah Gathuya is a Paediatric anaesthesiologist practicing mainly at Gertrudes Children Hospital in Nairobi Kenya but also doing some work at the Nairobi Hospital in Kenya. She has interest in furtheringanaesthesia in general and paediatric anaesthesia in particular in low income and resource poor countries evidenced by her enthusiasm in the starting of the WFSA paediatric Anaesthesia.fellowship in Nairobi. She has participated in authorship of some anaesthesia texts on developing world. She recently was awarded a Head of State Commendation for civilians for her outstanding work in furthering paediatric anaesthesia in the country.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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